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Devonshire at PGA National brings the Erickson Living touch to Florida

Company expands with life care community adjacent to renowned resort town

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January 23rd, 2014
pool at Devonshire life care community

With over 23,000 residents living in nine states, Erickson Living has distinguished itself as a leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). The company has expanded its footprint with the recent acquisition of Devonshire at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 

“We are proud and excited about bringing the Erickson Living lifestyle to southeast Florida and expanding our management portfolio to 17 campuses nationwide,” says Alan Butler, CEO of Erickson Living. “We consider Devonshire to be a premier life care retirement community, and its abundance of amenities and full continuum of care makes it a perfect addition to the Erickson Living network of communities.”

Life in the Sunshine State

Opened in 1999, Devonshire is a life care community comprised of 327 independent living apartment homes and 124 continuing care suites delivering skilled nursing care and memory care in a sister community, Chatsworth. The community offers residents a variety of unique amenities, including personal valets, concierge support, premier dining venues, and spa services. Additionally, residents can enjoy PGA National Resort & Spa’s first-class services and sports facilities: 90 holes of championship golf, a superb health and racquet club, one of America’s largest croquet clubs, and a celebrated 40,000-square-foot international spa. 

Erickson Living's ownership establishes a debt-free capital structure, positioning the community for long-term success.

More than ever, residents will continue to enjoy the same high-quality services they have come to expect knowing that Devonshire is part of Erickson Living, a premier CCRC operator with industry-leading financial strength and exceptional customer service. “With Erickson Living there is a renewed sense of security and optimism about the future of Devonshire,” says Fay Shapiro, chair of Devonshire’s resident council. “We look forward to maintaining our 5-star position among independent living communities in Florida.”

Erickson Living communities are known for having high occupancies, strong resident and employee satisfaction, operational excellence, industry-leading innovations, and one of the most comprehensive health care system available for seniors. This expansion into the Florida market will bring the company’s financial strength and exceptional customer service to a whole new region of the country.      

More information about Devonshire at PGA National can be found at, or by calling a sales representative at 1-800-246-8444 or 561-227-2401.